Consistent good work eliminates surprises
Unlike many anxious teenagers powering up their computers urgently to check NCEA results, one Cromwell teenager was in no hurry, quietly confident she had passed. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority released the NCEA results last week, ending a summer of anxiety for more than 143,000 students. Cromwell College year 13 student Ally Carline, 17, said she was not worried about checking her results immediately and logged on when she finished work after being prompted by her mum Steph. ‘‘I wasn’t worried about it but I was happy I passed.’’ As she expected, having done well through the year, she passed earning a mixture of merit grades and achievements. She was pleased her computer did not crash as it did last year when the qualification authority’s website was plagued by problems.
No worries: Cromwell College year 13 student Ally Carline checks her NCEA results with hermumSteph.